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Mr. Chris Parris-Lamb

The Gernert Company

136 East 57th Street

New York, NY 10022

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E-Mail: Yes

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from LightofBeauty
Aug 12, 2022 9:21 pm

EQ: 8/12/22

LGBT Literary Fiction
from kmp152
May 21, 2022 4:51 am

EQ sent 3/29/22
Memoir 89K

No response after 6 weeks
from thamnosma
Apr 26, 2022 3:10 pm

EQ sent 4/26/2022
83K Memoir
from annaupt
Apr 20, 2021 10:44 am

EQ 2/17/21
CNR 4/20/21

literary, 97k words
from dhamm29
Mar 05, 2021 5:23 pm

88K Thriller
EQ - 3-5-21
from miketal20
Nov 01, 2020 12:24 pm

EQ: 10/6/20
115K LGBT memoir
from zbedee
Oct 26, 2020 11:37 am

Confirmation email (for the agency as a whole) reads:

Thank you so much for your email. If you've sent us a query, we promise we’ll be reviewing each submission, but please understand that due to the volume of emails we receive, it is now our policy to respond only if we are interested in seeing more material. Furthermore, Rebecca Gardner and Courtney Gatewood are closed to queries.

If you are reaching out with an author request, rights inquiry, or other business matter, we will try to be in touch as soon as possible.

Thanks again for thinking of us. We sincerely wish you all the best.

Warm regards,

The Gernert Company
from edoyle02
Jan 05, 2020 12:12 pm

EQ: 8/12/2019
CNR: 11/5/2019
from TheSoundAndTheFury
Dec 23, 2019 12:49 pm

Odd question: When you all queried, did you address the letters to Mr. Parris-Lamb or to Mr. Lamb? I'm guessing it's the former but I want to be sure.
from KristenH
Jun 15, 2019 7:15 am

EQ 3/15/19 (Requery Venom)
CNR 6/10/19 (No word via nudges)
from LightofBeauty
Jun 19, 2018 3:36 pm

EQ: 6/19
from laurids
Nov 21, 2017 2:09 pm

EQ 10/29 with first chapter
FR 11/8
Nudge with offer 11/14
ER 11/20 (step aside, with nice note)
from Catsamoa79
Sep 28, 2017 1:06 pm

EQ: 7/24/17
CNR: 9/28/17
from BlueRidgeDave
Feb 22, 2017 11:52 pm

EQ: 2/16/17

Spiritual/Lit. fiction, 117,000 words
from Patrick (admin)
Jan 04, 2016 9:06 am

Profile Update: Open to queries.

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